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TEXT: HOLES by Louis Sachar
LEVEL: 5th - 9th
TOTAL: 204 slides/pages in lesson plan unit
→ Pacing Guide and Suggested Answer Keys included
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LITERATURE PLAN CONTENTS
→ Suggested timeline of how a teacher could plan out the unit
→ Detailed explanations of the goals of each activity and how to conduct the activities
→ Meets Common Core Standards
→ Easy to differentiate for different learning levels: Honors, 2nd language learners, and Sped
- answer thematic questions to get students thinking about the novel
- 11-page activity
- organize the 6 parts of the plot
- 1-page organizer & suggested answer key
- Students analyze the 6 different types of conflict in stories
- 2-page organizer & suggested answer key
- analyze the main characters using novel quotes
- 4-page organizer
- 1/2 writing assignments to spur much deeper conversational thinking
- 50-question PowerPoint
- a 5-question pop quiz per 5 chapters
- 22-slide PowerPoint
- 20-pages of Printables
- The purpose of these is so students who read the chapters recently would ace the quiz and students who didn't read recently would not do well.
- 90 vocabulary words from the novel
- three 30-question quizzes
- 12-page Bundle includes list of words, quiz, and answer key
- We set out to make the most helpful, most compelling, most graphically attractive teaching resource for you to introduce your learners to all the various figurative language. This 70+ slide PowerPoint will help you introduce how every many you need to teach your level of learners.
- analyze and complete 58 figures of speech specific to the novel
- 4-page worksheet
- Similes, Metaphors, Idioms, Hyperboles, Analogies, Personification, Onomatopoeia, Puns, Irony
- analyze 6 key symbols / motifs specific to the novel
- 1-page organizer
- 3 response to literature essay options for students to choose from; optional delivery of essay as a speech
- Includes essay topics and speech grading rubrics
- 6-page bundle
★ Movie vs. Novel Comparison (The movie is "In-development". This was made preemptively.)
- 2-page Worksheet
- Students compare & contrast the movie and novel
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